Bristol to Manchester bus

Cheap bus tickets from Bristol to Manchester

Showing times and prices for May 22

Cheapest

10

Average

20

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
10:25AMBristol4h15 02:40PMManchester
0 transfers
101One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:10AMBristol, City Centre4h30 02:40PMManchester
0 transfers
121One-way
07:20AMBristol, City Centre6h10 01:30PMManchester
0 transfers
161One-way
07:35AMBristol5h55 01:30PMManchester
0 transfers
161One-way
06:30AMBristol, City Centre4h40 11:10AMManchester
0 transfers
161One-way

Bus schedule from Bristol to Manchester

Showing buses for tomorrow, Sunday, May 22
06:30AMBristol, City Centre4h40 11:10AMManchester
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07:15AMBristol, Marlborough Street5h00 12:15PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
07:20AMBristol, City Centre6h10 01:30PMManchester
0 transfers
07:35AMBristol5h55 01:30PMManchester
0 transfers
08:45AMBristol, City Centre3h40 12:25PMManchester
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09:00AMBristol, Marlborough Street5h15 02:15PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
10:10AMBristol, City Centre4h30 02:40PMManchester
0 transfers
10:10AMBristol, City Centre3h55 02:05PMManchester, Airport
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10:25AMBristol4h15 02:40PMManchester
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10:25AMBristol3h40 02:05PMManchester, Airport
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12:00PMBristol, Marlborough Street5h15 05:15PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
01:00PMBristol, Marlborough Street5h15 06:15PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
02:10PMBristol, City Centre4h20 06:30PMManchester
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03:30PMBristol, City Centre3h40 07:10PMManchester
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03:30PMBristol, Marlborough Street4h45 08:15PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
04:00PMBristol, City Centre4h05 08:05PMManchester, Airport
0 transfers
04:00PMBristol, City Centre4h35 08:35PMManchester
0 transfers
04:30PMBristol, Marlborough Street5h35 10:05PMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer
07:25PMBristol, Marlborough Street5h50 01:15AMManchester, Coach Station
1 transfer

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Bus times from Bristol to Manchester

Showing times and prices for May 22

Fastest Journey

3 h 40 m

Average

4 h 45 m

Buses per day

19

Distance

227 km

Of the 19 buses that leave Bristol for Manchester every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
10:25AMBristol3h40 02:05PMManchester, Airport
0 transfers
181One-way
Fastest
03:30PMBristol, City Centre3h40 07:10PMManchester
0 transfers
191One-way
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08:45AMBristol, City Centre3h40 12:25PMManchester
0 transfers
191One-way
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10:10AMBristol, City Centre3h55 02:05PMManchester, Airport
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181One-way
04:00PMBristol, City Centre4h05 08:05PMManchester, Airport
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211One-way

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Overview: Bus from Bristol to Manchester

distanceDistance140 miles (226 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 20 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$14 (€13)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersMegabus, National Express or Flixbus

Buses from Bristol to Manchester cover the 140 miles (226 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 20 min with our travel partners like Megabus, National Express or Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $11 (€10), but the average price of bus tickets is $14 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

Bus companies: FlixBus and National Express from Bristol to Manchester

Find the best buses to Manchester from Bristol with Omio's travel partners FlixBus and National Express from $11 (€10). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

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National Express

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

  • Average Price: $11

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Bristol - Manchester bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Manchester from Bristol

    Take the bus to Manchester easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Bristol to Manchester.
    FAQs
    Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Bristol to Manchester to cost as little as $11 (€10)  in the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to buy your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Bristol to Manchester bus to cost on average $14 (€13)  one way.
    The bus distance from Bristol to Manchester is around 140 miles (226 km).
    On average the Bristol to Manchester bus time is 4 h 20 min  covering the 140 miles (226 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    There are a few bus stations in Bristol to start your journey from including Bristol, City Centre, Bristol, Bus & Coach Station (Marlborough St) and Bristol, Bond Street / St James Barton Roundabout. In Manchester you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Manchester, Coach Station, Manchester, Arena and Manchester, Etihad Stadium.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads   and arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads, which is located around 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Manchester, Coach Station, located 0.2 miles (343 m) away from the city center.

    For the route from Bristol to Manchester you can take a bus with Megabus, National Express or Flixbus. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services from Bristol to Manchester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    Yes, you can find a direct bus from Bristol to Manchester with Megabus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
    You can take the first bus from Bristol to Manchester at 5: 30 AM. The last bus from Bristol to Manchester that you can take departs at 7: 25 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Bristol to Manchester schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
    If you purchase a bus ticket from Bristol to Manchester within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $14 (€13) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets between Bristol and Manchester are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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